The Minister of Tourism, Francisco Javier García, who participated in the inauguration of LOPESAN COSTA BAVARO, said that the country has achieved success in tourism because it has earned a reputation that carries a great reputation, and it has been defended in the past, present and will be defended in the future.
García said that the big hotel companies of the world have taken the decision to build their facilities in the Dominican Republic because the investment climate, legal security and the treatment of people guarantee their investment.
“Foreign businessmen since their first visit to Quisqueya have been enchanted by the warmth of the Dominicans, the beauty of the country, the climate and the warmth of the people and that’s why from the beginning they relied on investing in tourism,” Garcia said.
The official reiterated that the country has more than 50 years of development of the tourism industry, achieved with hard work, and the result of this effort is because the World Tourism Organization (WTO) has the Dominican Republic as a reference.
The Minister of Tourism gave these statements at the opening ceremony of the Hotel Lopesan Costa Bávaro, with the presence of the President of the Republic, Danilo Medina, which has in its first stage with 1,042 rooms, an investment of more than US $ 400 million, generating more than 1,500 jobs.
He revealed that in the Dominican Republic the public and private sectors each have their responsibility and duty to the tourism sector and the common point is to fight for the tranquility, happiness and safety of tourists, so that when they leave for their destination of origin, become a witness and promoter of the magic that is in this country.
He said that the hotel industry in the Dominican Republic has decided to start a career with quality, so this hotel is a true reference for hotels anywhere in the world.
At the conclusion of the second stage planned for 2021, this hotel complex will have 1,500 rooms and is an important precedent, raising the quality of the tourist product of this Caribbean country and hotels especially in Punta Cana which is the most important tourist pole from the Caribbean.